Freelance Journalist

digitallagos.tv

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We are currently seeking freelance journalist to produce articles and videos as we expand and take our news website to the next level. Successful candidates will write weekly articles - mainly news with the occasional longer feature, or they will produce and edit a video every week or maybe even a mix of the two. The successful candidate will work directly alongside our content editor to help create, write and share thoughtful stories that reach millions of people each month. You'll need to be an experienced writer who understands why young people share content online. You’ll use analytics to identify news trend, cultural conversations and big media opportunities.

 

The successful candidate will

  • Research information on specific news stories
  • Develop stories and moving them on digital platform
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Have an interest in and knowledge of SEO and social media 

 

And / Or

 

  • Conducting interviewing and editing for video
  • Be able to produce and edit audio material
  • Multimedia journalism experience
  • Have a good broadcasting voice

 

All contributors will

Have an interest in business news. Knowledge of the creative business community is a bonus!

 

Required Professional background

  • Degree in journalism
  • Extensive experience acquired within a local media (TV, radio, print, design)
  • 3 Years minimum experience as a field reporter (stories, stand ups, interviews, etc, etc
  • Expert video editing skills
  • Strong awareness of and interest in international politics, economics, life & culture
  • Wide journalistic network is an added advantage

 

Additional information

  • Reports to editor
  • Expenses will be provided
  • Home based with ad-hoc Skype meetings.

 

Required Professional Background

  • Degree in journalism
  • Extensive experience acquired within a local media (TV, radio, print, design)
  • 5 Years minimum experience as a field reporter (stories, stand ups, interviews, etc, etc
  • Expert video editing skills
  • Strong awareness of and interest in international politics, economics, life & culture
  • Wide journalistic network is an added advantage

 

Profile

  • Have the ability to develop strong contacts
  • Proactive, self-initiative, responsiveness
  • Real autonomy, adaptability
  • Needs to have own laptop

 

Additional information

Reports to editor

Expenses will be provided 

 

Home based with ad-hoc Skype meetings.

Summary

Company

digitallagos.tv

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Marketing / Advertising / Communications

Job Type

Contract

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Salary

₦70,000.00 ‐ ₦100,000.00 per month